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Cordova Electron 1.1.0 Released!
By: Bryan Ellis
01 Jul 2019

We are happy to announce that we have just released Cordova Electron 1.1.0! This is one of Cordova's supported platforms for building Electron applications.

Release Highlights

To upgrade:

cordova platform remove electron
cordova platform add electron@1.1.0

To install:

cordova platform add electron@1.1.0

Some of the notable features that were introduced in this release are the ability to:

  • Bundle node modules with your Electron app
  • Append overridable/top-level platform and package options
  • Append an installer icon for custom builds
  • Use splash screens

As well, we have bumped the cordova-common@^3.2.0 and fs-extra@^8.0.1 dependencies to resolve an fs-extra defect that caused random build failures on the Windows environment. Read More

For a quick start guide and in-depth configuration setup, please check out our Cordova Electron Documentation!

Please report any issues you find at!

Changes include:

  • GH-77 fix: display correct package version in CLI
  • GH-76 Append Overridable/Top-Level per Platform Options
  • GH-75 fix: Typo in Build: Singning -> Signing
  • GH-71 Update devDependencies
  • GH-66 Bump dependency fs-extra@^8.0.1
  • GH-70 Bump cordova-common@^3.2.0
  • GH-65 Fixed package.json version to 1.1.0-dev
  • GH-62 Fix Bundle Feature's Project Path Issue & Warning Output
  • GH-58 Set Author Name and Email to package.json
  • GH-54 Added Bundle Node Module Support
  • GH-57 Remove Maintainer Option from Linux Build JSON
  • GH-59 Allow Users to Set Linux App Category
  • GH-51 Append package top-level key options
  • GH-48 Implement Splash Screen handling
  • GH-61 Updated
  • GH-53 Add Node.js 12 to CI Services
  • GH-42 Update the config.xml path in the XHR load eventListener
  • GH-45 Append Installer Icon to User Build Settings for Custom Builds
  • GH-43 Update
  • GH-41 Update System Requirements in